Intel DH87MC

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 79.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics4.17% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 8.1 is the second most recent version of Windows but it's worth upgrading to Windows 10 which has had several improvements made to the user interface including a better homescreen.
SystemINTEL_ DH87MC__
MotherboardIntel DH87MC  (all builds)
Memory3.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20140430
Uptime1.1 Days
Run DateAug 13 '17 at 16:02
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User IND-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing as expected (56th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i7-4770-$305
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
79.2% Very good
SC Int 110
SC Float 115
SC Mixed 110
89% 112 Pts
QC Int 399
QC Float 404
QC Mixed 393
90% 398 Pts
MC Int 550
MC Float 583
MC Mixed 566
85% 566 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 79.2%
Great: 83%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GT 630
Zotac(19DA 1199) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 700 MHz, MLim: 333 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
4.17% Terrible
Lighting 12.9
Reflection 13
Parallax 10.6
4% 12.2 fps
MRender 11.2
Gravity 12.6
Splatting 7.1
4% 10.3 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 4.17%
Great: 7%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 4TB (2016)-$100
1.5TB free
Firmware: 0001 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (20th percentile)
71.5% Very good
Read 127
Write 123
Mixed 102
88% 117 MB/s
4K Read 0.53
4K Write 1.62
4K Mixed 0.27
81% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 71.5%
Great: 105%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
205GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC25 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
94.3% Outstanding
Read 172
Write 158
Mixed 147
119% 159 MB/s
4K Read 0.68
4K Write 1.29
4K Mixed 0.23
78% 0.73 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 94.3%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below potential (69th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
52.1% Above average
MC Read 18.5
MC Write 18.7
MC Mixed 16.1
51% 17.8 GB/s
SC Read 14.1
SC Write 19.4
SC Mixed 16.2
47% 16.6 GB/s
Latency 71.4
56% 71.4 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 52.1%
Great: 62%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical DH87MC Builds (Compare 149 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Intel DH87MC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $375
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